Day: April 14, 2018

Tess Torelli April 14, 2018

Whiskey expert and author Mitenbuler said vodka’s main assault on bourbon began in 1946 with the birth of a particular cocktail. “Sales of the white spirit [vodka] remained weak, and a Heublein executive named John Martin was wondering how to boost them when he ran into a bartender friend who was trying, unsuccessfully, to push […]

Tess Torelli April 14, 2018

President Donald Trump announced Friday night that he ordered the U.S. military to conduct precision missile strikes against the Syrian government, in retaliation for a chemical attack executed against its citizens. The order — carried out in conjunction with French and British allies — marked a dramatic reversal for Trump. As recently as last week, […]

Tess Torelli April 14, 2018

In conjunction with France and the United Kingdom, Trump declared that the military operation was vital to U.S. national security. Despite Syria’s emphatic denials of having gassed its own citizens amid a prolonged civil war, Trump’s actions left little doubt that the U.S. believe a chemical attack took place. In a briefing, Defense Secretary James […]

Tess Torelli April 14, 2018

In a tweeted statement Thursday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., argued Trump’s move to reconsider is a “ridiculous reversal” and a “slap in the face” to workers. The office of Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Vermont independent who caucuses with Democrats, tweeted that jumping back into the deal “would be a betrayal of American workers.” Both of […]

Tess Torelli April 14, 2018

The United States, Britain, and France pounded Syria in a coordinated air strike in response to a chemical weapons attack that killed approximately 60 people last week. The U.S.-led coalition is being dubbed the biggest intervention by Western powers in Syria’s civil war. Secretary of Defense James Mattis called the strikes a “one time shot” […]

Tess Torelli April 14, 2018

Joe Skipper | Reuters SpaceX founder Elon Musk speaks at a press conference following the first launch of a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S., February 6, 2018. Amid reports of Tesla Model 3 missed production targets and manufacturing challenges, CEO Elon Musk has stepped up and […]

Vinnyd April 14, 2018

Meet the 23 players from the United States Men’s National Soccer Team, this is midfielder Michael Bradley. Subscribe to ►► Follow the latest NFL news and highlights, with updates on your favorite team and players. Want to know what’s up with Russell Wilson, Cam Newton, Tom Brady and more? We’ve got you covered: Can the […]

Tess Torelli April 14, 2018

After the Weinstein scandal broke, Republicans loudly called for Democrats to disavow the Hollywood player and return his donations. The Democratic National Committee, for instance, received $300,000 from Weinstein over the years. After the reports of Weinstein’s alleged misconduct emerged, the group gave $30,000 of that total to three Democratic-aligned women’s political groups — Emily’s […]

Tess Torelli April 14, 2018

[The stream has ended.] President Donald Trump ordered a targeted military action in Syria, joining forces from France and the United Kingdom in retaliation for a suspected chemical attack on civilians last week. In the wake of Trump’s announcement, the Pentagon held a briefing with reporters to discuss the scope and details of the action.